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Alfred, New York
Welcome to Alfred (aka 'Alfred village') ...
The location of Alfred has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alfred has a population of 3,991 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Alfred.
The village of Alfred has also been called Alfred village.
Alfred is 1,760 feet [536 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alfred lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Alfred ...
Official Website: www.alfredny.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alfred had an population of 3,991 people. This is a decrease of 4.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.94% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alfred had a population of 4,174 people (or 8.53% of the total population of Allegany County). This makes Alfred the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Alfred represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 551st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,174 people, the population of Alfred increased 5.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,954 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alfred.
Adding Alfred to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Alfred in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Alfred elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alfred on a Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alfred on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alfred ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Alfred - they are located in Kansas, Maine, Michigan (2), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alfred.
Communities near Alfred ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alfred.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alfred. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alfred.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alfred. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alfred.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alfred. See our Newspapers Page for Alfred.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alfred ...
Looking for more information about Alfred? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alfred, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alfred.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alfred: www.alfredny.org/
The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021